• Jennifer Laffin

The Writing Round-Up {10.20.18}


Welcome to the October 20, 2018 edition of The Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher writer. We appreciate you stopping by.

Whether you are a teacher of writers or a teacher who writes, we've found some great tips for you this week! Let's get started...

Celebrate Your Student-Writers:

Become a Teach Write Cartonera Classroom and take part in a fun, affordable and supported writing project that builds student engagement and enthusiasm for writing. Read more here.

Looking for a (Virtual) Writing Group?:

Get together with some awesome teacher-writers without ever leaving home! We are now forming our next cohort of teacher-writers for our Time to Write! virtual writing workshop. We will meet on Wednesday evenings starting November 7. Register or find more information here.

Create a Writing Community:

What does it take to build a community of writers in your school or classroom? Literacy for Pleasure has some tips for you.

Stop Waiting:

The excuses for why we don't write can run a mile long. It's time to stop the madness. Check out "3 Ways to Quit Waiting for 'Perfect' Writing Conditions" from Sara Mann and The Write Life for more.

Teacherless Writing:

Teaching writing without teaching writing? Sarah J. Donovan explores this interesting idea.

What Do Great Writers Do?:

Want your students to grow into great writers? There's one important thing you must do. Rich Czyz tells you how in this 4 O'Clock Faculty post.

Let's Chat:

Mark your calendar to join us for the #TeachWrite Twitter Chat on Monday, November 5th at 7:30 pm ET. Our theme for the chat is "A Potluck of Writing Questions" featuring questions submitted by our #TeachWrite community. You can sign up for a text reminder for all of our chats here.

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Have a great week!

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